Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and the world's largest photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that the Company has expanded the coverage of the JET PVm Certification ("Certification") to now include the majority of its multi- and monocrystalline PV modules for the Japanese solar market. The Company first obtained the Certification in August 2011.
The Certification is awarded by the Japan Electrical and Environment Technology Laboratories ("JET") and is granted after modules have successfully completed of a set of conformity tests in accordance with the requirements of relevant international standards. In addition, factory inspections of the manufacturing and module quality control systems are required.
"We are delighted to see that all of our conventional PV modules have obtained the JET Certification, which implies the quality of Yingli Green Energy's products," commented Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "Through continuous commitment to quality, technology innovation, and after-sales service, we believe that we will continue to capture sales opportunities and growth in the Japanese solar market."
"To obtain the JET Certification, Yingli Green Energy's PV modules underwent reliability and safety tests according to JIS/IEC standards. This is the third consecutive year that the Company's PV modules obtained the Certification," said Takamitsu Inoue, the PV Testing Group Manager of JET.